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DG I & I-IR receives host of suspicious transaction reports from Financial Management Unit

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ISLAMABAD: The Directorate General Intelligence and Investigation Inland Revenue has received reports from the Financial Management Unit (FMU) Karachi on a host of suspicious transactions. After receiving the reports, Director General Intelligence and Investigation IR Kh Tanveer Ahmad has informed Federal Board of Revenue Chairman Dr Muhammad Irshad that a dedicated unit would be established within the I&I inland revenue ... Read More »

Govt grants tax exemption on import of Vitamin A capsules

Bangladesh frozen food exporters seek tax cut in upcoming budget

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has given the final approval of tax concession on the import of Vitamin A capsules in the country. Tax concession on the import of Vitamin A capsules will be available for three years. Sources told Customs Today that to meet the supply and demand of the Vitamin A capsules currently UNICEF is importing these capsules. ... Read More »

Customs Intelligence detains non duty paid BMW from Chinese citizen

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ISLAMABAD: Directorate General Customs Intelligence and Investigation Federal Board of Revenue special car cell has detained a non duty paid BMW car Model 2004 value Rs 5.3 million. According to the sources on tip off, staff of special car cell intercepted a non duty paid BMW car bearing Islamabad registration No. ICT MF 763, at sector F-8, Islamabad, from the ... Read More »

FBR Chairman Irshad inaugurates Customer Relationship Management system  

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ISLAMABAD: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has launched a state-of-the-art Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system to respond to queries and complaints of taxpayers and general public promptly and efficiently. “Our customer care and facilitation services are now venturing into a more response regime where all queries, complaints and concerns of our valued taxpayers will be responded within 48 hours ... Read More »

Eleven FBR senior officers leave for US to participate in four-day training workshop

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ISLAMABAD: A group of eleven (11) senior officers from Pakistan Customs Services of the Federal Board of Revenue, including Director General Customs Intelligence and Investigation Shaukat Ali, recently appointed Collector Hyderabad Ikhlaq Ahmed Khattak, Collector Preventive Lahore Chaudhary Zulfiqar and Yaqoob Mathew, will participate in the four-day training workshop to be held at Washington DC, United State of America. Member ... Read More »

FBR Foundation to provide hospital, school, house to every employee

Chairman FBR holds press moot on important issues today

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Board of Revenue has decided that, under the umbrella of FBR Foundation, the FBR will construct a hospital, schools and residential facilitates for the officers and other staff of the institution. This decision has been made in a first meeting of the Federal Board of Revenue Foundation held under the chairmanship of Federal Board of Revenue Dr ... Read More »

Show cause notice issued to Ismail Power House after seizure of contraband LED TVs

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ISLAMABAD: Deputy Collector Customs Adjudication Islamabad Dr. Wajid Ali has issued a show cause notice in the seizure case of foreign origin LED TVs to the Ismail S/o Khan Zada a r/o Dargai Malakand Power House and directed him to present before the court on Monday, 24th of April 2017, and submitted a reply of the notice. The deputy collector ... Read More »

Customs orders release of body parts of changed vehicle with payment of taxes

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ISLAMABAD: Deputy Collector Customs Adjudication Islamabad Dr. Wajid Ali has ordered the release of body parts of changed vehicle subject to payment of taxable duty and taxes of Rs173.730m. The deputy collector imposed a fine of 20% on the changed body parts and appraised value. Deputy Collector has passed the Order-in-Original in the seizure case No: 240/2017 that relying upon ... Read More »

Car cell impounds NDP vehicle worth Rs02.32m

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ISLAMABAD: The Special Car Cell of the Directorate General Customs Intelligence and Investigation, Federal Board of Revenue Islamabad, has impounded a non-duty-paid smuggled vehicle Toyota Mark X CIF valued Rs2.32million. On a tip-off, the staff of the Special Car Cell intercepted the said vehicle with registration No: BEQ 388 Sindh. The vehicle was possessed by Muhammad Atif s/o Muhammad Zahid ... Read More »

DG Customs Intelligence Shaukat Ali to hold important meetings in Lahore on 2-day visit

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ISLAMABAD: Director General Customs Intelligence and Investigation FBR Shaukat Ali will reach Lahore today on two day visit. He will chair the meeting at office of the Lahore Customs Intelligence and Investigation Directorate. Director Customs I&I Lahore Ch Zulfiqar Ali and other officials will attend the meeting. The basic purpose of this visit is to review the performance of the Lahore ... Read More »

I & I impounds Land Cruiser valued Rs07.8m

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ISLAMABAD: Directorate of Intelligence and Investigation, Federal Board of Revenue Rawalpindi, has impounded a non-duty-paid used Toyota Land Cruiser Prado TX worth Rs7.8million including taxes and duties. On a tip-off, the staff of the directorate of intelligence and investigation, FBR Rawalpindi, took possession of a reportedly smuggled foreign origin used Toyota Land Cruiser Prado TX (Toyota Motor Engineering Manufacturing Europe ... Read More »

Zahid Khokhar’s appointment brought positive changes in Pakistan Customs: FBR Chairman

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ISLAMABAD: Chairman Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Dr. Muhammad Irshad has assured the superintendents to promote them in next grade on the basis of merit and performance. He was addressing the gathering of recently promoted customs officers from the post of deputy superintendents to superintendents. The chairman said the problems of lower staff will be resolved on priority basis. FBR ... Read More »

FTO offices working to instill confidence in taxpayers: DG Asif

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ISLAMABAD: The Federal Tax Ombudsman (FTO) has organized an awareness workshop regarding its project titled “Public Awareness and Advocacy About Dispute Resolution Mechanism of Federal Tax Ombudsman” for medium and small scale enterprises. Muhammad Asif, Director General Administration FTO, has shed light on the historical perspective of the ombudsman office. He said the FTO offices are working to instill confidence ... Read More »

FBR chief stops transfer order of Grade-20 officer after hearing

Chairman FBR holds press moot on important issues today

ISLAMABAD: Chairman Federal Board of Revenue Dr Mohammad Irshad halted the transfer of Grade-20 officer of Pakistan Customs Group Services Director Directorate General, Post Clearance Audit Headquarters Islamabad, Dr. Kamal Azhar Minhas posted as Director at the Directorate General of Input and Output Co-Efficient Organization (IOCO) Karachi through a notification No. 0715-C-1/2017 for the time being. It is expected that ... Read More »

Newly promoted superintendents host dinner to FBR chief today

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ISLAMABAD: All the newly promoted superintendents of customs today (Thursday) will host a dinner to Chairman Federal Board of Revenue Dr. Muhammad Irshad. Member Customs Zahid Khokhar, Member Operation Rehmaullah Wazir, Member Administration Muhammad Majid Qureshi, Member strategic Planning Nasir Masroor, Chief Customs FBR F&C Ikhlaq Ahmed Khattak, Chief Management Junaid Jalil, Chief Collector North Sarwat Tahira Habib, Director General Customs ... Read More »

FBR asks DGs, Chief Collectors, Chief Commissioners to declare assets

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ISLAMABAD: The Federal Board of Revenue has directed all the chief commissioners, chief collectors and director generals of field formations to submit details of their assets and liabilities for the year ending on June 30, 2017 without further delay under the Rule 12 of the Government Servants Conduct Rules-1964. The declarations of assets of officers are also required to be placed ... Read More »

FBR chief seeks proposals to make body efficient & graft-free

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ISLAMABAD: Chairman Federal Board of Revenue Dr. Muhammad Irshad has sought the proposals from the Members and officials to make the Federal Board of Revenue more efficient and a better organized body. He has also asked the officers of the FBR to prepare a recommendation for eliminating corruption in the Federal Board of Revenue’s field formation offices, especially in Pakistan ... Read More »

FBR chairman gives hearing to Grade-20 transferred officer

Chairman FBR holds press moot on important issues today

ISLAMABAD: Chairman Federal Board of Revenue Dr. Muhammad Irshad has given a personal hearing to a Grade-20 Officer of Pakistan Customs Group, presently appointed at the Directorate General Headquarters as Director Post Clearance Audit Dr. Kamal Azhar Minhas. The chairman FBR has called him on Tuesday (11th April) at the Federal Board of Revenue. It is pertinent to mention here ... Read More »

Customs impounds NDP vehicle on tip-off worth Rs03.599m

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ISLAMABAD: The Directorate General Customs Intelligence and Investigation, Federal Board of Revenue Rawalpindi, has seized non-duty-paid vehicle Toyota Corolla G Car Model 2002 valued Rs3.599million including duty and taxes. In pursuance of a tip-off, the staff of the Directorate of Intelligence and Investigation Rawalpindi took the possession of a reportedly non-duty paid smuggled Foreign Origin used Toyota Corolla G, Model ... Read More »

Release of non-duty paid fabric ordered after payment of taxable amount

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ISLAMABAD: Deputy Collector Customs Adjudication Dr. Wajid Ali, case No: 221/2017, has passed the Order in Original and ordered the release of a non-duty paid smuggled fabric on payment of duty and taxes taxable thereon plus a fine equivalent to 30% of the appraised value while offending vehicle’s fine of 20% of the value. On a tip-off that an attempt ... Read More »